Author: Pete Theodore
2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award – 6th Consecutive Year!
What can we say? It’s with great humility and appreciation that we announce earning this prestigious recognition for the sixth consecutive year! We don’t do what we do for accolades, but it still feels good when so many people affirm the social, environmental, architectural and economic difference we’re making in […]
ABC’s WMAR Channel 2 News Story – “The non-profit Second Chance gives furniture, building materials and employees a new purpose”
June 17, 2019 – “The non-profit Second Chance gives furniture, building materials and employees a new purpose” by Megan Knight of ABC’s WMAR Channel 2 in Baltimore If you’re driving down I-95 South heading out of the city, there’s a chance you’ve seen a massive warehouse with the words “What […]
“Community Partners Evenings” Commence!
Local social enterprises have the ability to create a full spectrum network of support, care and continuity for the Baltimore community. To strengthen our collaborative efforts, this week we hosted the first of many “Community Partners Evenings.” This was a powerful opportunity to share not only our Retrain, Reclaim and […]
SC in Next Avenue’s Article “Using Salvage Stores to Improve Your Home on the Cheap”
May 16, 2019 – “Using Salvage Stores to Improve Your Home on the Cheap” by Judy Colbert in the Money section of Next Avenue After colorful commentary that surfaces advantages of using old materials in new designs, Colbert writes: Pete Theodore, marketing manager for Second Chance, in Baltimore, cites another advantage […]
“Inside Second Chance, Baltimore’s treasure trove of repurposed home decor” in The Baltimore Sun
April 22, 2019 – “Inside Second Chance, Baltimore’s treasure trove of repurposed home decor” by Karl Merton Ferron in The Baltimore Sun Enjoy this article — and wonderful gallery of twenty-one images — from this edition of the Sun’s “The Darkroom!”
Named “Best Thrift Store” in Baltimore Sun’s 2019 “Baltimore’s Best!”
From page 39 of the Sun’s Lifestyle & Shopping category in Baltimore’s Best on April 21, 2019….
Who Wants to Winny the Mini?! Raffle Details Here….
UPDATE: As to that beautiful Mini Cooper we raffled off earlier this year…. It’s been in the store for several months now. Guess what? It’s almost October and the winner has (finally) taken it home! 🏆 Congratulations to Angela, and thanks to all who helped us raise some funding for […]
Local Country Music Icon “Michael J” Gives SC a Lengthy Shout Out on Air!
March 11, 2019 – “Raving Maniacs” podcast by Michael J. What an honor to hear an unsolicited four-minute explanation of Second Chance on the radio by local DJ legend Michael J.! He’s clearly more than just a shopper, as it’s readily evident he grasps the mission and breadth of our […]
Now Selling Select Products on eBay
Check out the items we now have listed on eBay here! Some are eligible for shipping and others for local pickup at the store. You’ll be able to purchase any item here in the store if you prefer. Feel free to ask any questions you might have about a product!